The Rock Hound, Ethical Fine Jewellery: An Interview With Founder Susi Smither


The Rock Hound is a fine jewellery brand that uses responsibly sourced raw materials to create bold and inspiring pieces. Their designs are hand-made in their East London studio, where those interested can step in and discover creativity in action. This approach is all about promoting greater transparency in the jewellery industry – an aspect that is at the core of this brand. I […]

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The Soap Co. Bringing Together A Social Enterprise and Ethical Luxury


The Soap Co. is an incredible ethical luxury brand that employs people who are blind, visually impaired, or otherwise disabled or disadvantaged. This brand was launched in 2015 under the parent company CLARITY, a registered charity and “the UK’s oldest social enterprise”, that has been employing, training, and supporting people with disabilities since 1854. As a […]

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Ferway Designs: Hello Nicaragua!


Ferway Designs is an exceptional web-boutique that provides a platform in Europe for Nicaraguan ethical fashion brands. The brands showcased in this online platform are both designed and handcrafted in Nicaragua under fair working conditions. Ferway Designs’ vision is “to make ethical the standard within the fashion industry”, something that they consider “far from a modest goal”. […]

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Nette Rose: Flirty Intimates Handmade in South Africa


Nette Rose is a gorgeous handmade intimates brand from South Africa. The brand was founded, designed, and produced by Megan Miller, using local fabric suppliers in Cape Town. In an Elle South Africa article she described how she named her brand “Nette Rose” (pronounced Nettie Rose) after her two “sensational and stylish” grandmothers, Nette, who bought her first pair […]

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Sashka Co Bracelets | Discount Code: LITERALLYNATALY


 A little treat for you lovelies! Sashka Co is a fair trade glass beaded bracelet brand whose products are handcrafted in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal by local artisans. Every bracelet is handmade carefully, bead-by-bead, by skilled artisans. This brand partners with several organisations in Nepal that train and employ hundreds of artisans in rural communities. […]

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Day 2: St Ives & St Michael’s Mount


On our second day in Cornwall we visited St Ives. I think it is probably the most beautiful town that I have been to in the UK so far. The houses – a mixture of shades of white, cream, and blue; the cute little narrow cobble stone alleyways; the rejuvenating salty breeze of the clear turquoise sea – […]

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Day 1: St Agnes, Cornwall


About a week ago I saw one of the most spectacular views that I have ever seen in my life. My mother and sister came to visit from Thailand, and as they have been to London a few times now, and I haven’t travelled around the UK nearly as much as I should (having lived here for almost […]

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SeeMe, Jewellery for Empowering Women


SeeMe is an organisation that employs women, often single mothers, who have suffered violence and have been shunned by their families in Tunisia and Lebanon. They are trained in the craft of jewellery making, following traditional Tunisian techniques. In this way these women are able to secure a workplace and provide for their families under […]

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Castellano X Literally Nataly Instagram Giveaway!


Castellano is a UK-based fair trade sustainable luxury brand that collaborates with indigenous artisans in northern Colombia. The brand was founded by Colombian born Daniela Castellanos. In Daniela’s own words, Castellano “was born from a desire to use fashion to reconnect women around the world with the elemental factors of nature and spirituality, to inspire and empower […]

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5 Sustainable Swimwear Brands to Look Out for This Summer


This post is the product of day dreaming for weeks about beach bumming to the max – very much needed! Having spent most of my life in countries where the beach is literally at your door step, living in London for the last few years and now in Oxford, is a bit of a change to […]

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